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Old 03-07-2013, 12:56 AM
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Default Littlehandegan's 2006 BRG R53

After a long absence I am back in the MINI world! My previous MINI was a MC40 R53 with 260whp

Picked up this perfectly optioned 2006 R53 from BMW of Mobile - 1 Owner who was a proffessor - only 42,000 miles! I am in love again!

-No sunroof!
-Harmon Kardon
-Black panther, real leather - heated seats!

Began modding immediately. I have had the car 3 weeks.

Parts on -
-30% ceramic tint
-17x7 JCW Wheels with V12 Hankooks

Ordered-
-Aero grills
-H&R Springs
-Thule rack and fairing
-17% Pulley and DT BPV


Upon arrival!


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And a little 50-50 showing the new wheel and tint!


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More to come!
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Old 03-07-2013, 02:25 AM
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a tune will wake it up, try a borla or miltec cat back with a nice header and FF cat, and an intake. you're gonna love it. BRG is one of my favorite colors
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:39 AM
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Look at what a good set of wheels can do!
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:58 PM
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Hey hey! Looks good. I'm pretty partial most of your mod choices

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Old 03-07-2013, 08:45 PM
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I love challenge spokes on R53s.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:03 PM
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Hey hey! Looks good. I'm pretty partial most of your mod choices

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Such an inspiration!


Also ordered a rear sway bar to go in while I do springs!
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:11 PM
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BRG is one of the best colours on a Mini IMO.
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I love challenge spokes on R53s.
Me too. Been looking for a set.




It looks really, really good man, congratulations, and welcome back! Make sure plugs and wires have been done recently!
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